Columbus went around the world in 1492. That isn't a lot of strokes when you consider the course
If you're caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron
One under a tree, one under a bush, one under the water
There are two things you can do with your head down - play golf and pray.
I'm a golfaholic, no question about that. Counseling wouldn't help me. They'd have to put me in prison, and then I'd talk the warden into building a hole or two and teach him how to play.
If you are caught on a golf course during a storm and are afraid of lightning, hold up a 1-iron. Not even God can hit a 1-iron
You can talk to a fade but a hook won't listen
There are two things that won't last long in this world, and that's dogs chasing cars and pros putting for pars
Nobody buy you and your caddie care what you do out there, and if your caddie is betting against you, he doesn't care, either
I'm not out there just to be dancing around. I expect to win every time I tee up
There is no such thing as a natural touch. Touch is something you create by hitting millions of golf balls
In the game of life it's a good idea to have a few early losses, which relives you of the pressure of trying to maintain an undefeated season
His nerve, his memory, and I can't remember the third thing
Jack Nicklaus was the first to bring in course management. He could go to a course and tell you within one stroke what was going to win. He used to set his sights on that because he could shoot it. He was the only player I know who, if he decided he wanted to win a tournament, could go out and do it. No one will ever be as popular as Arnold Palmer and no one will ever come close to Jack as a player
You have to understand, I don't play golf for fun. It's my business. When the mailman starts delivering mail on his off day, that's when I'll start playing golf for the hell of it. I like to play in tournaments. There are many great courses around the world that I have never played that are next door to tournaments. I have not played them because I don't play for fun